[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: {emacs,emacs-X11,emacs-el}-24.0.96-1 (TEST)

Ryan Johnson ryan.johnson@cs.utoronto.ca
Wed May 2 17:16:00 GMT 2012


On 02/05/2012 9:55 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 4/30/2012 11:52 PM, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>> On 30/04/2012 10:08 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
>>> On 4/30/2012 9:07 PM, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>>>> On 30/04/2012 8:48 PM, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>>>>> On 30/04/2012 4:08 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
>>>>>> Test releases of the emacs, emacs-X11, and emacs-el packages
>>>>>> (24.0.96-1) are now available. This is a pretest for the upcoming
>>>>>> release of emacs-24.1.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Emacs users are encouraged to try it and report any problems to the
>>>>>> cygwin mailing list.
>>>>> I'm experiencing regular seg faults, often while using gdb but not
>>>>> always (switching between buffers is another big offender). I'm not
>>>>> sure what other information I can provide, other than the 
>>>>> EIP=610CF707
>>>>> reported in the .stackdump file...
>>>> Caught one in gdb (no symbols, sadly):
>>>>
>>>> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
>>>> [Switching to Thread 8128.0x3d0]
>>>> 0x0000010c in ?? ()
>>>> (gdb) bt
>>>> #0 0x0000010c in ?? ()
>>>> #1 0x0054b0ac in ?? ()
>>>> #2 0x004e4303 in ?? ()
>>>> #3 0x0054afbe in ?? ()
>>>> #4 0x004e4e96 in ?? ()
>>>> #5 0x004e5180 in ?? ()
>>>> #6 0x004dfbec in ?? ()
>>>> #7 0x610070d8 in _cygwin_exit_return () from /usr/bin/cygwin1.dll
>>>> #8 0x00000003 in ?? ()
>>>> #9 0x610050dd in _cygtls::call2(unsigned long (*)(void*, void*), 
>>>> void*,
>>>> void*)
>>>> () from /usr/bin/cygwin1.dll
>>>> Backtrace stopped: Not enough registers or memory available to unwind
>>>> further
>>>>
>>>> HTH... I'm reverting for now (I can re-install if you've got specific
>>>> ideas to try out)
>>>
>>> Thanks for testing. I'll try to make debugging symbols available so
>>> that you can get a better backtrace. It might be a few days before I
>>> get to it.
>
> I can still make debugging symbols available for the version I built 
> if you'd like, but you'll get a more reliable backtrace from a build 
> without optimization.  Would you like to build it yourself (with 
> CFLAGS='-g -O0') and send a backtrace?  If so, you can get the source 
> from
>
>   ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/pretest/emacs-24.0.96.tar.gz
>
> I'm copying Eli Zaretskii, one of the Emacs developers, who might be 
> able to help with debugging if you can get a useful backtrace.  Please 
> keep him in the CC if you reply.
>
> By the way, you can find some good hints about debugging emacs in 
> etc/DEBUG in the emacs distribution.
I've downloaded the sources and will get back to you when I've had a 
chance to build and play with them.

Ryan


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